On the heals of being inspired at #scifoo at GoogleX, I’m a little fired up. Monday morning at the American Library Association meeting–after flight delays,…View More 10 Things Science, Science Communication, and Just Maybe All of Academia Needs
Guest post by William Gearty (Ph.D. Student at Stanford University) It’s summertime and you’re sweating from the heat and humidity. You jump in the pool…View More So, You Want to Live in the Water? A Tale of Why Aquatic Mammals are So Big
Megalodon (Carcharocles megalodon) is the largest shark, at a magnificent maximum length of 18 meters (59 feet), to ever have dwelled in the oceans. We…View More How We Know Megalodon Doesn’t Still Exist?
Where do you find the most Narwhals on the Earth. Why Narwhals? Well it could be any species. Anglerfish, carnivorous sponge, giraffe, or even…View More Where Do the Most Narwhals Live?
In 133 days from today, the greatest thing ever to happen to science communication will happen in coastal Louisiana. Welcome to OceanDotComm. Intrigued? You should…View More The greatest thing ever to happen to science communication
Currently, one of the most pressing questions in science communication is what impact does participating in these kind of activities have on individual scientists. These…View More Will Tweeting About Your Research Paper Get You More Citations? Meh.
The title may be a bit harsh but without a doubt the deep sea remains one of the least explored environments on Earth. The earliest…View More We don’t know jack about the deep sea
I am oceanographer. My research occurs on big boats in the middle of big oceans. Of the list annoyances I must deal with most can…View More Are the floral smells of Victoria’s Secret fragrances needed for marsh field work?
In the pages of a scientific paper one does not often glimpse the human element of scientists. Although these papers reflect countless hours of dedication…View More The humanity within the pages of scientific manuscripts
I recently returned from nearly two weeks at sea with a motley and intrepid crew exploring the Gulf of Mexico almost a mile and half…View More The Fantastical Beasts of the Deep Gulf of Mexico
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